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City Direct Bus Service 666 is an AM/PM Peak City Direct service between Punggol and the CBD, passing through Punggol Field. It is the sixteenth City Direct route introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP).
City Direct Bus Service 666 will be launched from 29 Feb 2016.
|Route||[AM]: Punggol Dr (Opp Blk 612A) → Marina Blvd (Marina Bay Financial Ctr)
[PM]: Central Blvd (Marina Bay Station) → Punggol Dr (Blk 612A)
|Passes Through||Punggol East, Punggol Field|
|Current Operator||BT & Tan Transport Pte Ltd|
|Current Fleet||Private buses|
|Departure Times from Punggol Dr
||0725hrs – 0740hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Departure Times from Central Blvd
||1810hrs – 1825hrs (Weekdays, except Public Holidays)|
|Frequency||Direction 1||Direction 2|
|AM Peak: 15 mins||PM Peak: 15 mins|
City Direct Service 666 provides residents of Punggol with greater connectivity to the Central Business District. The service provides a travel alternative for commuters who relied on the rail network and feeder buses to and from the CBD. The route incorporates an express sector between Punggol Way and Anson Rd via TPE & CTE.
This is the sixteenth City Direct service to be introduced under the Bus Service Enhancement Programme (BSEP), which provides more options for commuters using stretches of the existing rail lines that experience persistently high ridership, while the ongoing rail enhancement measures are being implemented.
In addition to City Direct 666, Premium Service 569 and a few other Premium services such as Premium 591 also ply from Punggol to the CBD.
|[AM] Towards CBD
||[PM] From CBD
Fares: Charges regular distance-based express fares. See Bus Fares for exact fares.
|Maximum Card Fares per trip:||$2.50||Free||$0.89||$1.33|
|Maximum Cash Fares per trip:||$3.00||$3.00||$3.00||$3.00|
*PWD (Persons with Disabilities Transport Concession Scheme) – $1.33
*WTCS (Workfare Transport Concession Scheme) – $2.07
- 2015 (05 Aug): Tender for City Directs 666 to 670 announced; tender closes 31 Aug 2015.
- 2015 (14 Dec): Tender for Ang Mo Kio / Yio Chu Kang City Direct & Punggol City Direct awarded to BT & TAN Transport Pte Ltd at $2.46 million.
- 2016 (29 Feb): Launch of service.
- 2015 (14 Dec): Tender for City Direct 666 awarded to BT & Tan Transport Pte Ltd
- 2016 (29 Feb) onwards: BT & Tan Transport Pte Ltd
External Links & References:
- City Direct Services 666 to 670 – LTA